The art of listening is also known as Exact Justice, this is in the books of Aristotle or as Spiritual Gift of Council this is according to the scholastic books, Tomas de Aquino for example.
The characteristics of the art of listening are precision and accuracy, the exact justice seeks the truth. Now, if the characteristics of the Spiritual Gift of Counsel are precision and accuracy. What is the Justice? What is the sin?
The answer is very simple: Justice and sin are forms of error. The teaching of error is called heresy. Heretic means master of error.
The Golden Rule, and the Gift of Counsel indicate the right path, to do the correct thing because it is the correct thing, the virtues or values, the commandments are forms of error. We are called to live the spiritual gifts inherit from God.